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Images: Greensburg

Decatur County Courthouse


Decatur County Courthouse Tower

Sometime in the 1800s an aspen tree took root in the roof of the Decatur County Courthouse tower and it has become something of a local curiosity and landmark. The town even advertises the tree on I-74 billboards as a tourist attraction.

Knights of Pythias Building

The KP Building dates from 1899, and housed the Knights of Pythias, a non-sectarian fraternal order. At one time the building also housed a theater for both films and live performances, and later was the site of the Decatur County Historical Society. When this photo was taken in March 2006 it bore at least two street adresses, 215 and 217 North Broadway, occupied by Club Fizz and Paul's Pool & Arcade, respectively. A sign on a doorway leading to upper floors still listed information about the Knights of Pythias Lodge, but a 2008 check of the organization's Indiana website gave no indication that the Greensburg lodge was still active.

Odd Fellows Hall

1905. It sits in the 100 block of North Broadway in downtown Greensburg.

United Methodist Church

The Greensburg United Methodist Church was completed in 1926. It is located at the northwest corner of North Broadway and East North Street.

Greensburg Post Office

231 North Franklin Street.

124 East Washington

This building faces the courthouse in downtown Greensburg, Indiana. It is on the north side of Washington Street, which runs east-west along the northern side of the courthouse square. No date appeared readily visible.

First Presbyterian Church

The 1881 First Presbyterian Church is located on the northeast corner of Franklin and Washington, in downtown Greensburg, Indiana. The street address is 202 North Franklin Street. According to the church's website, it was the first church in Greensburg and has been meeting on or near this corner since 1826.

YMCA Building

200 block of North Broadway. Local resident Nelson Mowrey funded construction of the building in 1914. The YMCA has since moved to newer quarters.

127 Main Street

Swem Block

The Swem Block in downtown Greensburg. It faces the courthouse.

119 North Main